Shoulder pain can be caused by falls, accidents, joint overuse, arthritis or referral pain. Overuse can be caused by sports like swimming, tennis, baseball or volleyball; or chores like brushing your hair, reaching for a high shelf, vacuuming or bed-making. Referral pain from neck and mid-back issues can create discomfort in your shoulder too. In a nutshell, rotator cuff injuries are common and can really impact your comfort as you complete your everyday activities. Here’s how you can find some temporary relief.